Source: Wilson County, Tennessee, Deed Book G, Page 209
Transcribed by Linda Carpenter
Daniel Cherry To William McKnight - Deed - 100 Acres
This indenture made the fifteenth of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, by and between Daniel Cherry of the county of Wilson and State of Tennessee of the one part, and William McKnight of the county and State aforesaid of the other part witnesseth: that for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars to him in hand paid, do bargain, sell and deliver to the said William McKnight a certain tract or parcel of land, lying and being in the county and State aforesaid on the Dry Fork of Falling Creek. Beginning at an ash standing twenty poles North of said Dry Creek running thence South one hundred and thirty poles to an ash & hickory, thence East one hundred and twenty three and one fourth poles to an ash and sugartree, thence North one hundred and thirty poles to a black oak and hickory, thence West one hundred & twenty three and one fourth poles to the beginning containing one hundred acres including said McKnight's home and improvements to have and to hold to him the said McKnight his heirs and assigns forever. And I the said Daniel Cherry do for myself, my heirs, executors, & administrators do warrant and forever defend the aforesaid land and premises to him the said McKnight his heirs and assigns forever against the claim of person or persons whatsoever. In witness whereof I the said Daniel Cherry do hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this day and date above written. Daniel Cherry (Seal)
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of :
A. Harris, Jurat
William Teague, Jurat?
State of Tennessee, Wilson County Court - November Term 1818
The within deed of bargain and sale from Daniel Cherry to William McKnight for 100 acres of land, was exhibited in open court and proven the oaths of A. Harris & William Tague ? the witnesses thereto and ordered to be registered. Test: John Allcorn, Clerk of Wilson County Court
Registered 10th December 1818. Test: Henry Ross, Register of Wilson County.